Jan 01, 2022

Forensic Structural Engineer

  • FCC
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full time Engineering Structural Engineer

Job Description

About This Opportunity

Immediate opportunity for a Forensic Structural Engineer in the Los Angeles office. This individual will act as a team member on a variety of projects under the direction of different project managers. Assignments may include participating in field forensics investigations, analyzing existing structures, writing reports, and developing repair calculations, drawings and specifications.


  • Assist with on-site damage assessment and investigations, including surveying and documenting observations, photographing, and sketching.
  • Perform required engineering calculations, structural analysis, and repair/retrofit design.
  • Research historical background of diverse structures, technical issues, and building code issues.
  • Organize field data to facilitate analysis and problem solving.
  • Complete technical and investigative reports to support forensic findings and prepare presentations.
  • Interface with clients and attend meetings.
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals.
  • Requires traveling to jobsites.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Minimum Master’s degree in structural engineering, structural dynamics or related field.
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in structural design, repair/retrofit design and damage investigations.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Strong technical writing skills.
  • Excellent organization and project management skills.
  • Engineer in training; PE or SE in home state preferred.
  • Strong background in using commercially available structural engineering software
  • Experience in building envelope assessments (moisture infiltration, façade, roofing) is a plus.


You will be given the opportunity to grow and develop your skills surrounded by committed, talented and enthusiastic co-workers. In addition to competitive compensation, as a full-time employee, company offers vacation retreats, tuition and licensure reimbursement, 401(k) match and HSA employer contribution, commuter benefit accounts, medical, dental, vision insurance, and more!

We will consider candidates that require VISA transfer/sponsorship for this position.


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